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Blog Post | May 21, 2019 - 11:22 am

For existing homes, energy efficiency often has a better return on investment than solar

Looking for an investment with a high, secure return on investment? A light energy efficiency retrofit of a typical existing home can deliver a whopping 18.5% return annually, nearly double that...

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Press Release | December 03, 2003 - 12:00 pm

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Can Cut Natural Gas Prices Quickly and Cost-Effectively: Consumers Would Save $103 Billion From a $7 Billion Public Investment

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Policies designed to spur new investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy generation could begin lowering natural gas...
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Press Release | November 16, 2003 - 12:00 pm

Conference Energy Bill: The Glass Is Not Even a Quarter Full

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The energy bill released this weekend by the House-Senate conference committee achieves only a fraction of the energy savings...
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Press Release | October 22, 2003 - 12:00 pm

States Ramp Up Support for High-Efficiency Power Systems: Combined Heat and Power Gains Ground

Washington, D.C. — Two-thirds of the energy that feeds conventional power plants is wasted heat. Combined heat and power (CHP) systems can cut this...
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Press Release | October 20, 2003 - 12:00 pm

New Consumer Guide Can Help Prevent High Heating Bills

Washington, D.C. — Facing this winter's high heating bills can be a lot less painful for consumers who turn for help to the Consumer Guide to Home...
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Press Release | September 30, 2003 - 12:00 pm

ACEEE Commends Speaker's Natural Gas Task Force for Including Energy Efficiency in Recommendations

Washington, D.C. — Energy efficiency was identified as a key component in a balanced strategy to respond to natural gas market price concerns in the...
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Press Release | September 24, 2003 - 12:00 pm

National Study Shows Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Can Provide Fast Relief From High Natural Gas Prices

Washington, D.C. — New investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy generation would lower natural gas prices rapidly and help retain...
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Press Release | September 23, 2003 - 12:00 pm

Congress and the President Urged to Take Stronger Steps on Natural Gas and Electricity Problems

Washington, D.C. — As Congress begins conference discussions on the first major energy bill since 1992, the disturbing trend in higher natural gas...
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Press Release | September 17, 2003 - 12:00 pm

Diesel Dynamics: New Report Examines Prospects for Growth in U.S. Light-Duty Diesel Market

Washington, D.C. — U.S. auto manufacturers are eyeing light-duty diesel vehicles, which currently make up a minute fraction of vehicle sales here,...
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Blog Post | September 14, 2003 - 8:00 pm

Federal Funding Shows Downward Trend

Beset by growing deficits, a sluggish economy, and Administration priorities that shift funds in other directions, federal funding for energy...
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Blog Post | September 14, 2003 - 8:00 pm

Federal Energy Bill Awaits Conference

On July 31st, the U.S. Senate passed an energy bill, following upon House action in April 2003. In a bizarre twist, the Senate adopted the exact same...
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